Podcast Show Notes
The topic of today’s show is CDL Farms and why you should be careful when choosing a truck driving school. I interview a driver who went to one and you won’t believe how bad his school was!
But before that we’ve got stories about safety blitzes and recalls, electric truck expectations, and of course, more COVID-related news, including the death of a trucking icon.
We’ll also hit on the upcoming new split sleeper berth rule, we’ll issue a warning about CBD products, the FBI warns about ELD hackers, and bringing the issues of truck parking and detention pay into the spotlight.
We’ve even got a Trucker Grub segment for you foodies!
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Links mentioned in the news segment:
CVSA Schedules Brake Safety Week for Late August from TruckingInfo.com
DTNA, Navistar Announce Voluntary Safety Recalls from ttnews.com (Transport Topics)
Masks Are Now Mandatory At All Of The Largest Truck Stop Chains from TheTruckersReport.com
Hazmat endorsement renewal waiver extended through October from OverdriveOnline.com
States enter pact to ban truck emissions from OverdriveOnline.com
Truck Drivers Should Beware of CBD, Drug Policy Expert Says from ttnews.com (Transport Topics)
FBI Warns ELDs Could Let Hackers Control Your Vehicle, Steal Your Information, And More from TheTruckersReport.com
Rolling the 14: How to pull off the new split-sleeper under the hours of service come September from OverdriveOnline.com
Trucker Grub segment:
Ryan Moede tells us about the Red Arrow Diner in New Hampshire
Links mentioned in the Listener Feedback segment:
Eric Lindeau enjoyed the “golf swing” joke from TD146: Personal Safety Tips For Truckers
John Bergsing is a smart aleck (as always).
Andrew Farmer bails me out by using my Amazon Affiliate links from TD146: Personal Safety Tips For Truckers
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